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Old 11-03-2007, 09:43 PM   #11
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I only use this as well

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I only use this as well

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Leaf blower FTW when follow up with some towels
X2 Leaf blower followed by a quick and light wipe down with a waffle weave towel. And if you still end up with streaks after it'* dry, follow up with a quick detailer and a microfiber towel.

FWIW, in the past, when I wasn't keeping up with keeping the car waxed properly, I found that I had the toughest time getting the car dried, or dried properly. When the paint is bare, it has a much larger tendency to dry spotty or streaked from leftover water.
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I only use this as well

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any auto supply store or walmart
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what I do is spend $3 at the do it yourself section of the carwash, get 10 bucks worth of gas so I can get a discounted auto carwash, then go thru the automated with the air dry, then I dry off with microfiber towels.
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i tried it at boosty and when i got home i bought one
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X3 on the leaf blower and then blot with a waffle weave MF towel.
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lol, we have an absorber, but dad wont let me use it, its only use it for his '67 Cougar

i'll go get my own then

We also have a blade that was made from the same company as the Absorber, its awesome as well! But dad hides that one, though i probably wouldn't use it since it wont get to the "gills" on the bumper covers and cladding
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The absorber works VERY well. I throw it in the washer after each car wash and it'* good to go. I rinse it out often while drying so I don't scratch the paint with small bits of debris/dirt that DO tend to get/stay on the car even after washing.

My parents used the Absorber on their Vette, but now my dad has gone the extra careful route and he uses a leaf blower as well.
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what about the possibility of something going wrong with the leaf blower? say a chunk of the impeller shoots outs, or a rock gets sucked through?
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